Items tagged books

Stunning Codex Documenting Aztec Culture Now Fully Digitized

The 16th-century “Florentine Codex” offers a Mexican Indigenous perspective that is often missing from historical accounts of the period.

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Perpetual copyright

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Subtracting Homogeneity

for the sake of realism

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Write What You Want to Know: Building Cultures of Curiosity in Lit

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Maybe There’s a Better Way to Think About Adaptations

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The World’s First Named Author Was a Woman

Meet Enheduanna — a high priestess, princess and poet more than four millennia ago.

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Your Annual Reminder to Stop Harmonizing the Nativity

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Is there any money in writing a novel?

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A million-word novel got censored before it was even shared. Now Chinese users want answers.

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Adventures in Fiction: Roger Zelazny and the Chronicles of Amber

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Inventing Postscript, The Tech That Took The Pain Out Of Printing

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‘It was terrifying’: ancient book’s journey from Irish bog to museum treasure

A new book tells the story of the painstaking process to preserve the 1,200-year-old Faddan More Psalter

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Nine Years Ago, I Speculated that Dewey’s Days Were Numbered. How Far Have We Come?

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How to Fork a Book: The Radical Transformation of Publishing

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Gabriel Knight Creator Jane Jensen's Successful Second Act: Erotic Novelist

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Interview: Konstantinos Dimopoulos Discusses "Virtual Cities"

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30 Times Male Authors Showed They Barely Know Anything About Women

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Traditional publishing faces print distribution and ebook pricing ‘train wreck,’ says Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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The 10 Awful Truths about Book Publishing

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The Cishet Hero Complex: Do You Want a Medal for That, Becky?

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Collections: The Fremen Mirage, Part I: War at the Dawn of Civilization

Discussing bad historical takes through the lens of sci-fi literature.

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Marcel Proust's Lost Gay Love Stories to Finally Be Published

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Earliest fragment from German vagina poem found in abbey library

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Erotic Poem From The Middle Ages

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Mark Coker Interviewed by Hannah Howe

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5 Ways Grimm's Fairy Tales Changed After the First Edition

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When the far right targets books, it should ring alarm bells for us all

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Virtual Cities explores the urban landscapes of 40 video games

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An open letter to pretty much every linguistic Voynich theorist ever

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Demons Licking Your Toes

An Early 20th Century Manuscript from Isfahan

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Was Emily Brontё’s Heathcliff black?

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Silicon Jungle’ now free via PG: Read about Kaypro, WordStar, Arthur C. Clarke’s ‘2010’ modem connection

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How My Grandmother’s Cookbook Made Me a Writer

On Cooking, Rosh Hashanah, and Inhabiting a Fictive World

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Ancient Egyptian works to be published together in English for first time

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8 Classic Novels Reduced To Their Punctuation

What can you tell about Moby Dick and other literary masterpieces after you’ve stripped out all the words?

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Chain, Chest, Curse: Combating Book Theft in Medieval Times

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The Bestseller Book That Didn’t Exist: how the author of a beloved Christmas classic pulled off the Hoax of the Century

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Smart Medieval Bookmarks

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School Libraries Are Removing Classic Literature

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Why self-publishing is the new punk

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Snooty Snobs Should Shut Up

On reading YA books as an adult.

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Dialogue in fiction: Part I – How to write authentic dialects and foreign accents

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How Writers Coped Without Copyright

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Signs You’ve Been Reading Too Much YA

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500 New Fairy Tales Discovered in Germany

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Hamlet is Banned

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'The Cuckoo's Calling' Reveals A Lot About Publishing

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Is There Such A Thing As An American Novel?

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Making the Marakon Ways

My 8 year old son, Griffin, just published a fantasy novel

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A Brief History of Book Vending Machines

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What Is the Business of Literature?

As technology disrupts the business model of traditional publishers, the industry must imagine new ways of capturing the value of a book.

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McDonald's to give away 15m children's books with its food

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4 Ways High School Makes You Hate Reading

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